pigeons

Pigeon Man in Washington Square Park

Posted December 17, 2009 at 6:16 am

Just the other day, this mustachioed man gracefully sat in the western quadrant of Washington Square Park, a flock of pigeons perched about his body. The image was definitely akin to the crazy old pigeon lady in Home Alone 2.

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Allen Street Mall Pigeon Feed

Posted November 16, 2009 at 6:10 am

A woman sitting on a bench in the Allen Street Mall feeds a flock of pigeons, causing quite the avian frenzy  Spotted below Grand Street.

Flock of Pigeons Escapes Bloodbath

Posted November 6, 2009 at 6:15 am

A discarded sandwich in the eastbound intersection of Essex and Delancey nearly spelled disaster for a flock of pigeons.  The birds literally escaped a bloodbath by mere inches.  But the moment traffic was stopped at the red light again, they were back on the road, fighting for the prize.

Wanted for Feeding Pigeons

Posted October 15, 2009 at 6:20 am

An escalation in the ever-growing urban battle against pigeon-feeding or simply another advertising gimmick?  Given the ambiguous nature of the signage, we are leaning toward the latter.  The clever “wanted” poster is taped to an electrical box on the southeast corner of Bowery and Rivington.

Pigeon Roost on Orchard

Posted July 21, 2009 at 8:24 am

Success Hosiery at 24 Orchard Street is a veritable pigeon roost when few people are in the vicinity.  Just take a stroll past in the early morning, before the hum of buses and honking horns awakes the masses; this one spot is teeming with pigeons.  The entire storefront, from sidewalk to fire escape is literally […]

Feeding Frenzy

Posted January 29, 2009 at 12:39 pm

Earlier this week, a crazy flock of pigeons was feasting on scattered trash outside the Bowery Mission. The street and sidewalk were a complete disaster, even after the sanitation workers hauled away the garbage. To the many upscale developers asserting their egos here, this is further proof that the Bowery can be dressed up, but […]

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